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 Local Marketplace: Certified Farmers' Markets

Local Marketplace: Certified Farmers' Markets
Multiple Downtown/Midtown Locations
May 3-Oct 26
Tues-Thurs 10am-1:30pm
Downtown Farmers' Markets open for the season, offering shoppers the finest fruits, vegetables, baked goods, flowers, herbs, and cheeses. The markets offer patrons a chance to come face to face with their food source. Tuesdays at Fremont Park & Roosevelt Park, Wednesdays at Cesar Chavez Plaza, Thursdays at Capitol Mall Greens. Two more open in June. Find out more>

Cinco de Mayo 2011

Sacramento Nightlife: Cinco de Mayo
-Mayahuel Grand Opening:
Thurs, May 5, Noon-1:30am, Mayahuel
Drink specials, dancers, & return of Jose Cuervo: Subterraneo.
-Cinco de Old Sacto:
Thurs, May 5, 6pm-1:30am, Old Sacramento Bars
Featuring food and drink specials, entertainment, and good times!
-Cinco de Drinco:
Fri, May 6, 6pm, Begins at Centro
Salsa spot-to-spot making margarita merriment with GrubCrawl!
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 Theatre: An Adult Evening of Shel Silverstein Theatre: An Adult Evening of Shel Silverstein
Wilkerson Theatre
May 5-May 29
Thurs-Sat 8pm; Sun 2pm
Welcome to the darkly comic world of Shel Silverstein, a world where nothing is as it seems and where the most innocent conversation can turn menacing in an instant. Resurrection Theatre presents eight talented actors in ten imaginative scenes. Find out more>
 Music: Friday Night Concerts in the Park: 20th Anniversary Season Music: Friday Night Concerts in the Park:
20th Anniversary Season
Cesar Chavez Park
May 6-Aug 12
Fridays 5pm-9pm
The family-friendly Friday Night Concerts in the Park is the largest and longest running event of its kind. The season kicks off with performances by The Tattooed Love Dogs, Aaron King & The Imperials, and Wahnderlust. Find out more>
Festivals: California Celebration Multicultural & Art Day Festivals: California Celebration: Multicultural & Art Day
Sacramento Zoo
May 7
Sat 9am-4pm
Come experience a day of cultural entertainment, art, music, dance, and information from the rich cultural diversity that defines California. Find out more>
 Special Events: Jane's Walk 2011 Special Events: Jane's Walk 2011
Various Sacramento Locations
May 7-May 8
Sat & Sun 10am-Noon & 2pm-4pm
Sacramento's Jane's Walk series incorporates elements of urban planning, neighborhood advocacy, urban history, and architectural history, to demonstrate how a neighborhood's physical form promotes its walkability, sustainability, and economic and social vitality. Find out more>
 Sports & Rec: de Vere's Derby Day

Sports & Rec: de Vere's Derby Day
de Vere's Irish Pub
May 7
Sat 11am-4pm
You don't have to be in Kentucky to get lucky! Join for de Vere's Derby Day and enjoy $5 Mint Juleps & $5 Pimm's Cup specials, plus a Big Hat party for the ladies. Find out more>

Music: 2011 JAMMIES

Music: 2011 JAMMIES
Mondavi Center & Crest Theatre
May 7 & May 13
Sat, May 7, 7pm & Fri, May 13 8pm
The JAMMIES is a two-day concert series (Night of Contemporary Music and Evening of Classical Music) showcasing some of the finest high school musicians in the Sacramento area. Find out more>

 Special Events: Velo & Vintage   Special Events: Vélo & Vintage
Hot Italian
May 7
Sat 8:30pm-11:30pm
As May gets underway, Sacramento Outdoor Activities kick off--take part in some of the many May is Bike Month activities, promoting cycling in the region all month long. Vélo & Vintage is a unique bicycle fashion show that highlights urban cycling as a smart, stylish, and fashionable mode of transport. Find out more>
 Holiday Events: Mother's Day Have fun with Mom this Mother's Day!
-East Sac Garden Tour:
Sat & Sun May 7-May 8, 10am-4pm, Self-guided
See a variety of garden styles in the Fabulous 40s neighborhood.
-Mother Nature Stroll:
Sat, May 7, 10:30am, Effie Yeaw Nature Center
Celebrate the beauty of spring's revival with someone special.
-Mother's Day Celebration with the River Cats:
Sun, May 8, 1:05pm, Raley Field

Make Mom's day and bring her out to a baseball game.
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Featured Local Artist of the Month: Gabrielle Beniston
-Gabrielle Beniston is a multi-media artist who thrives off using a combination of mediums, while being particularly inspired by photography. She often incorporates images from her personal collection of photographs into her work, while others are vintage or specifically chosen for a custom artwork. Read all about her work and inspirations in this month's Featured Artist Profile.

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